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Listen to a Podcast Companion to this month's Happenings.
E.g., 07/19/2019
E.g., 07/19/2019

Fire Truck to the Rescue

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Jul 19, 3:00 pm

Elyse Weintraub-Brown from PBC Fire Rescue will teach about fire safety. Get an up-close look at the big, red fire engine (if available). Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Elyse Weintraub-Brown from PBC Fire Rescue will teach about fire safety. Get an up-close look at the big, red fire engine (if available). Ages 5 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

07/19

Sensory Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Jul 20, 11:00 am

Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

07/20

In Concert: Robert Ross

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 22, 2:00 pm

Robert Ross, a South Florida award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player performs blues, folk, jazz and rock. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Robert Ross, a South Florida award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player performs blues, folk, jazz and rock. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

07/22

Recycling Right

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 23, 3:00 pm

Find out what can be recycled in this hands-on activity. Presented by the Solid Waste Authority of PBC. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Find out what can be recycled in this hands-on activity. Presented by the Solid Waste Authority of PBC. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

07/23

National Ice Cream Month Tasting

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jul 23, 6:00 pm

Embrace your love for ice cream as we taste and vote for our favorite new and exciting flavors. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Embrace your love for ice cream as we taste and vote for our favorite new and exciting flavors. Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

07/23

McGruff the Crime Dog

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 24, 3:30 pm

Learn safety tips from PBC Sheriff’s Deputy Lisa Brown and McGruff the Crime Dog. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn safety tips from PBC Sheriff’s Deputy Lisa Brown and McGruff the Crime Dog. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

07/24

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 25, 10:00 am

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

About this Series

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

07/11
07/25

Constitutional Codebreakers

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jul 25, 3:00 pm

Master codes like the ones the Founding Fathers used to keep their revolution secret and create one of your own. Ages 7-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Master codes like the ones the Founding Fathers used to keep their revolution secret and create one of your own. Ages 7-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

07/25

Saturday Morning Fun

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Jul 27, 10:30 am

Stop in for some stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Stop in for some stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

07/27

Meet the Author: Margaret Ann Lembo

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jul 29, 2:00 pm

Mrs. Lembo discusses her newest book, "Crystals Beyond Beginners: Awaken Your Consciousness With Precious Gifts From the Earth." (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Mrs. Lembo discusses her newest book, "Crystals Beyond Beginners: Awaken Your Consciousness With Precious Gifts From the Earth." (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

07/29

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 31, 1:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) 

07/03
07/10
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07/31

Happy Birthday, Harry!

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jul 31, 3:30 pm

Today is Harry Potter’s birthday! Celebrate with games, crafts and more! Ages 7-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Today is Harry Potter’s birthday! Celebrate with games, crafts and more! Ages 7-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

07/31

Get on the Bus!

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Aug 01, 3:00 pm

Explore a Palm Tran bus and learn how buses help us get from place to place. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Explore a Palm Tran bus and learn how buses help us get from place to place. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/01

MovieCon

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Aug 03, 2:00 pm
"Spider-Man." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (121 min.)  PG-13 

Celebrate DeweyCon with a movie marathon and superhero film discussion. Ages 10 & up. Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate DeweyCon with a movie marathon and superhero film discussion. Ages 10 & up. Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/03"Spider-Man." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (121 min.)  PG-13 
08/10"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (117 min.)  PG 
08/17Discuss all your favorite superhero movies from any series or saga.

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Aug 05, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Aug 19, 10:00 am
About this Series

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/05
08/19

The Volen Center

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Aug 05, 2:00 pm

An introduction to the Volen Center's services, with a brief explanation of Alzheimer's Disease. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

An introduction to the Volen Center's services, with a brief explanation of Alzheimer's Disease. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/05

Candy Sushi

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 06, 3:00 pm

Learn about the history of sushi rolling and make candy sushi rolls. Presented by Benihana. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about the history of sushi rolling and make candy sushi rolls. Presented by Benihana. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/06

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Aug 07, 11:00 am

New to kindergarten students will shake off their first day jitters with songs, stories, a short film and a craft about starting school. Ages 4-6. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

New to kindergarten students will shake off their first day jitters with songs, stories, a short film and a craft about starting school. Ages 4-6. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/07

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Aug 08, 10:00 am

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

About this Series

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

08/08

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Aug 09, 2:00 pm

Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

About this Series

Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

08/09

West African Dance Instruction

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Aug 09, 3:30 pm

An energetic dance workshop where you will learn easy to follow traditional West African Dance choreography. Presented by Afrique Ngozi Dance and Drum Inc. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Aug 14, 6:30 pm
About this Series

An energetic dance workshop where you will learn easy to follow traditional West African Dance choreography. Presented by Afrique Ngozi Dance and Drum Inc. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 

08/09
08/14

MovieCon

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Aug 10, 2:00 pm
"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (117 min.)  PG 

Celebrate DeweyCon with a movie marathon and superhero film discussion. Ages 10 & up. Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate DeweyCon with a movie marathon and superhero film discussion. Ages 10 & up. Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/03"Spider-Man." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (121 min.)  PG-13 
08/10"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (117 min.)  PG 
08/17Discuss all your favorite superhero movies from any series or saga.

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Aug 12, 2:00 pm

"On the Basis of Sex." ©Focus Features. (120 min.) PG-13

About this Series

"On the Basis of Sex." ©Focus Features. (120 min.) PG-13

08/12

A Visit From Daggerwing Nature Center

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 13, 3:30 pm

Meet turtles and learn about their habitats. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Meet turtles and learn about their habitats. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/13

West African Dance Instruction

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Aug 14, 6:30 pm

An energetic dance workshop where you will learn easy to follow traditional West African Dance choreography. Presented by Afrique Ngozi Dance and Drum Inc. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Aug 09, 3:30 pm
About this Series

An energetic dance workshop where you will learn easy to follow traditional West African Dance choreography. Presented by Afrique Ngozi Dance and Drum Inc. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Ages 12 & up. Space is limited. (60 min.) Preregister. 

08/09
08/14

Crafternoon: Paper Roses

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Aug 15, 2:00 pm

All materials provided. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

All materials provided. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/15

Book Discussion: "The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo," by Taylor Jenkins Reid 

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Aug 16, 11:00 am

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/16

Sensory Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Aug 17, 11:00 am

Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/17

MovieCon

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Aug 17, 2:00 pm
Discuss all your favorite superhero movies from any series or saga.

Celebrate DeweyCon with a movie marathon and superhero film discussion. Ages 10 & up. Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate DeweyCon with a movie marathon and superhero film discussion. Ages 10 & up. Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/03"Spider-Man." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (121 min.)  PG-13 
08/10"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (117 min.)  PG 
08/17Discuss all your favorite superhero movies from any series or saga.

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Aug 19, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Aug 05, 10:00 am
About this Series

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/05
08/19

Music by Laible Blu

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Aug 19, 2:00 pm

Laible Blu is a folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Laible Blu is a folk troubadour who performs American ballads, blues, work songs, country music, plus a little Jewish music. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/19

Genealogy Lab

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Aug 22, 10:00 am

Research your roots and get help using genealogy websites. (15 min.-2 hr.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Research your roots and get help using genealogy websites. (15 min.-2 hr.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/22

Crafternoon

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Aug 22, 4:00 pm

Create many different crafts to welcome the season. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Create many different crafts to welcome the season. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/22

Line Dancing

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Aug 26, 2:00 pm

Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/26

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 27, 4:00 pm

Join other chess enthusiasts and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Join other chess enthusiasts and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/27

College Admissions

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Aug 27, 6:00 pm

Andy Greenspan, director of college counseling, provides expert advice on higher education, including what to look for in colleges and the admission process. Grades 9 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Andy Greenspan, director of college counseling, provides expert advice on higher education, including what to look for in colleges and the admission process. Grades 9 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/27

Saturday Morning Fun

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Aug 31, 10:30 am

Stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-6. (35 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-6. (35 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

08/31